Tales from Single Parenthood

That Time I Threatened a Ghost Who Was Terrifying My Kids

Even though I don’t believe in ghosts

Photo by Ye Jinghan on Unsplash

Yelling. Yelling was never good when I wasn’t the one doing it, and even then…

It came from the direction of my son’s bedroom and I could hear my daughter too, but it didn’t seem like they were yelling at…

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Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

Maria Shimizu Christensen

Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com

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